Programming skills (was: Teaching kids about computers...)

woodelf bfranchuk at
Sun Nov 25 09:44:13 CST 2007

M H Stein wrote:

> Why the "but"? Did I imply anything of the sort? Did I say that a 
> carpenter should know how to make an electric saw or even repair
> it when it would be a more efficient use of his time and skills to just 
> take it to a shop or buy a new one?
> ------
But it does help if knows how to change the blade. :)
Same with hardware/software -- know your tools.

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